One Africa Music Fest Invades NYC

Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage and Wale headline One Africa Music Fest – the “Biggest Afrobeat Concert in America”.   Fifteen of Africa’s biggest musical acts are set to crash the Barclays Center this Friday for One Africa Music Fest. The show, dubbed the “The Biggest Afrobeat Concert in America” features some of the hottest musicians that the Motherland has to offer,… Read more →

Meet K.O, the platinum South African emcee you’ve probably never heard of

This year has been a great one – to say the least – for African music, internationally.  We saw the likes of Olamide, Eddy Kenzo, and Mavins have strong campaigns, elevating their popularity. The 2014 projects of Wizkid, Fuse ODG and AKA enjoyed significant traction, peaking over the summer.  Sarkodie, Wande Coal, Skales and Davido (impending) are rounding out Q3 and Q4 in a strong fashion, giving fans around the globe quality projects heading into the new calendar year. We’ve also… Read more →

African Princes of Comedy unite to elevate the continents influence

(Originally published via The Source Magazine) When Heanyi Bob-Nwachukwu – known to his social following as FOXY P – identified a void in the industry of African comedy, he sprung into action with hopes of filling it and creating opportunity. Foxy’s goal was to assemble a team of the world’s most talented and hardworking African comedians, and collaborate with them towards a common purpose:… Read more →

VIDEO: Tim Ferriss’s 10 Rules For Success

  Tim Ferriss is the author of 4-Hour Workweek (NY Times Best Seller for over 5 consecutive years) and has acted as an angel investor and/or advisor to startup giants such as Facebook, Twitter and Uber – among others. This video, curated by Evan Carmichael, breaks down 10 of the most important rules (outlined by Ferriss) for professional success. As a marketing professional,… Read more →

Cultural Fusion: Hip Hop giants finding value in Africa’s elite

This post was originally authored for & published via The Source Magazine. In addition to blessing us with tech innovations like social media, the information age has made the world ridiculously smaller. Nowhere is this concept more prevalent, at the moment, than in the entertainment industry. What once was an anomaly (of sorts) is now commonplace in artists looking to improve branding… Read more →

PODCAST: Ramit Sethi Talks Truths About Networking & Success

  Renowned finance expert, Ramit Sethi, joins the Art of Charm podcast to talk about networking do’s & don’ts, keys to business success, how to communicate with busy/important people and much more.   Ramit also touches on: What Guy Kawasaki taught him The three letters that cut emails down by 30% The Seagull Theory and why it matters Why he turned… Read more →

A Marketer’s Take on TIDAL: Why I’m Not Bullish

  JAY Z seems adamant on changing the musical landscape through Tidal, his new streaming platform, but will his execution lead to its painful demise?   On March 30th JAY Z, accompanied by 15 of the most successful musical acts on the planet, rolled out the second iteration of Tidal – a music streaming service set to rival Spotify, Pandora and the likes. Labeled a game-changing “movement”… Read more →

10 Essential WordPress Plugins For Your Website/Blog (Free)

Whether you run a high-maintenance website with a vast daily readership, or a personal blog amassing 100 unique visits per month, incorporating the right plugins are essential to your digital success. The best plugins: increase your work efficiency optimize your website for seamless integration with other web platforms improve the experiences of your site-goers (which does wonders for retention + organic traffic)… Read more →